Things to do for May 03, 2012

The Weekender

Derby Parties, Margarita Delivery and a Giant Pizza Oven

The weekend is a filly that needs to be broken.

Thursday
A Giant Pizza Oven on Fullerton
PIE THERE

A Giant Pizza Oven on Fullerton

Nella. You know her. She makes pizza. Good pizza. Big, floppy, Neapolitan-style pizza. Well, as you also probably know, she took some time off. To relax. To regroup. To build her own frickin’ pizza blast furnace. Which is now up and running. Oh, and she’d love to see you.

Sunda. Now with More Bento Boxes.
FRESH FOOD

Sunda. Now with More Bento Boxes.

No denying it. You and Sunda have had some great times together. But maybe you’ve started taking each other for granted. So this week, they launch 45 new menu items. Bento boxes. Banh mi. Pig sticks. Yes, nothing shows you still care like pig sticks.

Available now at Sunda, 110 W Illinois St (between Clark and LaSalle), 312-644-0500

A Party in an Old Bank Vault
LOCK ROCK

A Party in an Old Bank Vault

It’s not every day that a restaurant opens in an old bank vault. In the last 12 months, it’s happened exactly... once. So the Bedford welcomes chefs Matt Troost, John Manion and Mindy Segal to create a three-course anniversary feast. A DJ, a champagne bar and cucumber-gin cocktails will do the rest.

May 3, $50, The Bedford, 1612 W Division St (at Ashland), reserve at 773-235-8800

Saturday
If the Avon Lady Sold Margarita Mix
TRES, CUATRO, CINCO

If the Avon Lady Sold Margarita Mix

Pretty girl comes to your door. Rings bell. You open. She smiles. You smile. She hands you a bottle of fresh lime juice, agave nectar, limes and a recipe book. She leaves. You make 20 margaritas. Your Cinco de Mayo party guests think you’re a hero. But you just added tequila.

Great Odds for a Killer Derby Party
POST TIME

Great Odds for a Killer Derby Party

You and your bookie have a relationship that’s... complicated. So you always take extra-special care of him on Derby Day. Like throwing a four-hour party with mint juleps and Hot Browns, plus prizes for the best Derby hat. Suggestion: let your bookie win this year.

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